Technical requirements

Supported web browsers

The latest versions of all common browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Inernet Explorer & Safari ).
The service and the MFPs are connected via http and https. Please ensure that the IWS application is set up. To do so, please use the IWS setup guide delivered with the IWS installation tool. The current IWS package can be found in the administrator interface of bizhub Evolution.

Minimum Internet connection requirements

An Internet connection with 6 Mbit/s downstream and 1 Mbit/s upstream is necessary. At least 16 Mbit/s downstream and 4 Mbit/s upstream is recommended.

Supported operating systems

All operating systems are supported. This includes Microsoft Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. Every operating system with support for an Internet browser can potentially use the service. A modern web browser (Google Chrome, IE>=11, Firefox, Safari or similar) with activated JavaScript support is required.

Mobile devices (iOS & Android)

bizhub Evolution can be used on mobile devices. To do so, the device needs a browser and an Internet connection. The user can log in via the browser and use bizhub Evolution. Documents which can be accessed via the browser can be processed as long as they are in the correct file format for the service in question.

Supported languages

The bizhub Evolution platform has a multilingual user interface. Initially English and German will be available.

Minimum multifunctional system requirements

The multifunctional system requires an Internet connection. The IP can be static or dynamic. If the multifunctional system is connected via proxy, basic authentication is supported.

bizhub Evolution can be used on the following systems, including the necessary configuration.
Please note: The application may also run on other systems and configurations but is therefore not tested and approved. In addition, the application cannot be used when using a fiery controller.

Konica Minolta bizhub System Firmware Version min. Webbrowser, i-Option license LK-101v3 Memory extension to 4GB RAM,  i-Option
bizhub C654e/C754e GD2-K9 required required
bizhub C224e/C284e/C364e/C454e/C554e GD2-K9 required required
bizhub 654e/754e GD2-K9 required required
bizhub 224e/284e/364e/454e/554e GD2-K9 required required
bizhub C3351/C3851/C3851FS G00-N5 included, possibly must be activated optional*
bizhub C227/C287 G00-N5 included, possibly must be activated optional*
bizhub C258/C308/C368 G00-N5 included, possibly must be activated optional*
bizhub C458/C558/C658 G00-N2 included, possibly must be activated included
bizhub C659/C759 GC2-10 included, possibly must be activated included
bizhub 227/287/367 G00-N5 included, possibly must be activated optional*
bizhub 308/368 G00-N5 included, possibly must be activated optional*
bizhub 308e/368e GC3-11 included, possibly must be activated optional*
bizhub 458/558 G00-N5 included, possibly must be activated included
bizhub 458e/558e/658e GC3-09 included, possibly must be activated included
bizhub 758/808/958/Pro 958 G00-N2 included, possibly must be activated included
bizhub 4052/4752 G00-11 included, possibly must be activated optional*
bizhub C3350i, C4000i, C4050i G00-23 included, possibly must be activated included
bizhub C250i, C300i, C360i G00-23 included, possibly must be activated included

* Enabling the web browser restricts some functions. Please refer to the table below for further details. We recommend installing the optional 2 GB memory to 4 GB memory in total to restore these functionalities. When activating, the bizhub system must be able to connect to the Konica Minolta license server.

  Standard setting (web browser OFF) Standard setting (web browser ON) Optional 2 GB memory installed
Web browser no yes yes
IWS no yes yes
Stamp print, watermark, overlay yes no yes
Text print (date, page), copy protect print yes no yes
Registered overlay no no yes
XPS yes no yes
Compact PDF yes 200, 300 dpi yes
Compact XPS yes no yes
OCR text recognition no no yes (with i-Option)
Outline PDF no no yes (with i-Option)
Encrypted PDF no no yes (with i-Option)
PDF/A no no yes (with i-Option)
PPTX yes no yes
Stamp print, watermark, overlay yes no yes
Banner printing yes no yes
Inserting images when copying1 yes no yes
Inserting images when printing2 yes no yes
Registered overlay no no yes
Copy protection3 yes no yes
Insert images on the back page when copying no yes yes
Annotation with box function yes no yes
Address book sharing no no yes
Long original yes no yes
Copying 1:1   Copy speed of original with low compression rate (60% and over) is decreased by 20%. (e.g. 30 pages/minute → 24 pages/minute)  
Copying: Original scan via DS   Copy speed of original with low compression rate (60% and over) is decreased by 20%. (e.g. 30 pages/minute → 24 pages/minute)  
600 dpi scan   Original scan decreases compression rate with 600 dpi: 80%, 17.1 scans/minute, compression rate: 50%, 18.6 scans/minute